Educational Aims

The degree course of Food Science and Technology aims to train professional capabilities for gaining a comprehensive overview of activities and problems arising from food production, of industrial processing and of food storage. The degree course aims at assuring a sound basic technical and scientific training, based on the acquisition of skills in physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology, focused on understanding the food technologies and the assurance of the food safety and quality, by reducing, at the same time, food losses and environmental impact. In addition, the degree course pursues the objective of providing knowledge on the economy and management of agri-food enterprises, of their respective markets, and of current regulations.

The degree course of Food Science and Technology is designed also to provide the basis for accessing to the master degree courses, in food related area, and to provide students with a suitable knowledge of English language and of informatics, with the aim to facilitate their entry into the European and extra-European world of work.